The most common after-effects, according to the NIH, are bruising, swelling (for 3-4 months), and movement of the implant.
Other facial procedures also increased: lip augmentation rose 49 percent; cheek implants 47 percent, and laser skin resurfacing 9 percent.
"I do a lot of video chats and I'm in a lot of photos and noticed that my double chin was very pronounced. It really, really bothered me. I wanted to do something about it to get a more profound profile and more definition in my chin area," Lizette Stephens said in a press release. Stephens received a chin implant from Darrick Antell, MD, an ASPS Member Surgeon based in New York City.
Antell said Stephens' situation is common.
"We know that CEOs tend to be tall, attractive, good-looking people," he said in the release. "We now know that these people also tend to have a stronger chin. As a result, people subconsciously associate a stronger chin with more authority, self-confidence and trustworthiness."